Cargo Ship Sank, Panama Canal Normal


Cargo ship at anchor, awaiting scrapping, collided with another vessel at the Caribbean entrance to the interoceanic waterway.

The seafarers reported to have abandoned ship before it sank and nobody was injured in the incident.

“The sinking of this vessel is not affecting the operations or traffic in the aquatic waterway,” said the Panama Canal Authority, or ACP, in an official statement.

The ACP said that ships transiting the Canal should exercise caution and “avoid the marked area.” EFE.  The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) on Monday began an investigation into the sinking of a general cargo ship that was set for scrapping.

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